Provide check in and check out services to patients
Provide phone coverage for call center in clinical area
Schedule new and return visits determining appropriate sub-specialty within a clinic based on symptoms described and urgency of the appointment request
Schedule patients for consultations in other clinic diagnostic studies and ambulatory surgery, determining the sequence and coordinating times
Instruct patients on preparations needed for appointments
Maintain and update appointment schedules based on change in availability of medical and other professional staff
Complete financial documents including type of visit, reason for service, charge for service and diagnostic code
Collect cash and credit card payments from patients using established guidelines to determine patient pay portion, insurance portion or professional courtesy
Provide information to patients regarding billing procedures
Determine the necessity within established guidelines for immediate attention conditions of an emergent nature
Reconcile clinic cash collections daily and making daily bank deposit
File medical charts and document imaging
Schedule patients for outpatient surgery
Prepare charts for clinic visit
High school graduation or GED
0-2 years of experience
Candidate must exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, faculty and staff, and possess excellent grammar and communication skills.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and availability to work a flexible work schedule are essential.
Some college preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology is helpful.
Previous experience with computerized scheduling systems, basic computer applications, and multi-phone lines is desired.
Knowledge of medical records, appointment scheduling systems and medical terminology preferred.
Dependent upon staffing needs, the selected candidate for this position will work primarily at one of 9 clinic locations, some of which are community sites located in cities other than Ann Arbor. (Brighton, Ypsilanti, West Bloomfield, Milford, Canton, Chelsea).
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.
Teamwork: We are a collegial, productive and collaborative community.
Caring: We are respectful and compassionate.
Innovation: Our curiosity drives innovation and the quest for knowledge.
Integrity: Our ethics are built on openness, honest and trust
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 152445
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
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